With a cast that reads like a Who’s Who of movie comedy, Stanley Kramer’s It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World debuted 50 years ago this month. Does it, however, hold up in the laughs department? Read on to see why one reviewer says, for the most part, no.Read more →
Monthly Archives: November 2013
Wyoming Renegades (1954): Western Movie Review
Paul Newman and Robert Redford weren’t the first to play Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid in the movies. Laura G look at 1954’s Wyoming Renegades, starring Phil Carey as an ex-partner of the infamous duo who tries to reform.Read more →
Burt Lancaster: J.J. Hunsecker vs. Elmer Gantry
One actor. Two film roles. You tell us which portrayal was the best. The most memorable. Or iconic. Or simply your favorite. But before you pass judgment, a few words defending the “character” of each… The case for J.J. Hunsecker…Read more →
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
SEX! There, now we have your attention. COMIC BOOK! There, now some other folks are listening. ONE OF THE BEST MOVIES OF THE YEAR. That about covers it. “Blue Is the Warmest Color” is not a film you want to miss.Read more →
49 Warner Bros. Cartoon Moments I’m Thankful For
Forget “rabbit season” and “duck season.” It’s the season for MoveFanFare to salute Bugs, Daffy, Porky and company with 49 of the most memorable jokes, songs and moments from the Warner Bros. cartoons. Come on in and see what’s up…Doc.Read more →
What’s Burt Lancaster’s Best Pre-1963 Film Performance?
This month marks Burt Lancaster’s 100th birthday, and MovieFanFare wants to know which of Burt’s pre-1963 performances, from a WWII Army sergeant to a revival tent evangelist to an ornithologically-inclined convict, is your favorite.Read more →
This Week in Film History, 11.24.13
71 years ago, with Allied landings in WWII North Africa making headlines, Warner Brothers decided to capitalize on the news…and released a little drama called Casablanca. We’ve rounded up the usual film factoids for you to check out.Read more →
What Films and TV Shows Are You Thankful For This Year?
Since Thanksgiving is this Thursday, MovieFanFare wants to know what TV shows and movies you feel thankful for. Let us know in the comments.Read more →
Tom Hanks: Josh Baskin vs. Andrew Beckett
One actor. Two film roles. You tell us which portrayal was the best. The most memorable. Or iconic. Or simply your favorite. But before you pass judgment, a few words defending the “character” of each… The case for Josh Baskin…Read more →
What Movie Has Gotten BETTER Over Time?
Y’all might eventually come around and appreciate 2013’s “The Lone Ranger” as I did. As for Movie Irv, he has his own answer to this question. See if your answer would match his!Read more →